Master's Degree in Audit of Accounts and Superior Accounting


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Program Description

What is the Master's Degree in Account Auditing and Higher Accounting?

The Master's Degree in Account Auditing and Higher Accounting is a postgraduate degree taught by ICADE business school , at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Its main objective is to provide specialized and professional training in auditing and accounting. It is a master's degree whose duration is adapted to the needs and circumstances of the interested candidates: the master's degree can be done either full-time during one academic year, or part-time for two or three years.

The master's degree has links with important audit firms, which translates into excellent professional practices in the sector that will allow students to understand it first hand.

Professional practices with important audit firms

In addition, the master has been approved by the Institute of Accounting and Auditing of Accounts (ICAC), of the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, to exempt from the theoretical part of the public examination for access to the Register of Official Account Auditors.

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Admission profile

This program offers the necessary contents that are required by the ICAC for the theoretical training of auditors for access to the ROAC, so that its completion grants the total generic exemption provided for in the Resolution of June 12, 2012.

Consequently, the title is aimed at those graduates and graduates who have a professional interest in auditing and accounting, and those professionals who are already working in these areas and wish to obtain a waiver to access the ROAC or specialize in this professional field.

For admission, the academic merits of the applicants will be analyzed as well as their attitudes and aptitudes typical of the profession of auditor or accountant. This analysis will be carried out through the corresponding file and an interview with the director of the academic program or with the person delegated by him. Previous work experience will also be valued. Have a level equivalent to B1 or higher.


To be in possession of an official Spanish university degree or another issued by a higher education institution of the European Higher Education Area that authorizes access to master's degrees.

It is an essential requirement to be in possession or justify the next obtaining of a bachelor's degree, degree, diploma, engineer, technical engineer, architect, technical architect, or foreign equivalent.

In the case of students with non-homologated degrees from countries outside the European Higher Education Area, the interested party must request admission to the rector who will decide once informed by the delegated admission subcommittee for university master's programs. Admission by this means will not imply the homologation or recognition of the previous degree for purposes other than those of taking the master's degree.

Professional and academic outings

Egress Profile

The graduate of this program has obtained the skills, professional competencies and knowledge of a specialist in auditing and accounting .

The professional opportunities of our postgraduates include not only positions related to financial or auditing companies, but also to positions related to the accounting management of companies in any sector, including internal auditor positions.

The comprehensive training of the master provides, in addition to the skills, competencies and technical knowledge described, the ability to understand and analyze the main moral , ethical, deontological and civic issues of today. This comprehensive training of the student leads him to develop attitudes and values that are reflected in quality work in the professional fields of the degree.

Academic outings

Likewise, the Master's Degree in Account Auditing and Higher Accounting allows access to an official doctoral program in accordance with the provisions of Royal Decree 99/2011, of January 28, which regulates official doctoral studies.

Last updated Aug 2020

About the School

ICADE Business School, as an integral part of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Comillas Pontifical University, benefits from a long history of training business professionals.

ICADE Business School, as an integral part of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Comillas Pontifical University, benefits from a long history of training business professionals. Read less